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Bridlington
East Riding of Yorkshire

Yorkshire & Humberside

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Gansey Girl

Steve Carvill
McKinney Fine Art Foundry
2015

Bridlington /  Gansey Girl   Bridlington /  Gansey Girl

Description

Sculpture of a young woman knitting a gansey, the traditional jumper worn by fishermen. It honours Bridlington's fishing families. Many fishing families have contributed to the sculpture by placing moulded fish which bear their family names on to the sculpture's plinth.

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Location (N 54°4'51" - W 0°11'13")

Item Code: gbyh219; Photograph: 1 August 2019
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